In Pictures: Careers that are being automated into oblivion

You might think you're familiar with the steady march of automation. But the list of jobs that are being disrupted by technological change may surprise you.

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The obsolete technologists Don't think that you're safe from displacement because you have a high-tech title. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the number of computer operators will decline 18% between 2008 and 2018, and the number of semiconductor processors will decline by nearly 30% over the same period. The machines that these employees have traditionally overseen are simply getting so smart that they don't need all that human attention anymore.

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